• Workshops on EIDM

    The workshops combine the theory behind evidence-informed decision-making (EIDM) with discussions on how participants could effectively implement this in a government context.

  • Building Evidence Literacies

    Education must enable one to sift and weigh evidence, to discern the true from the false, the real from the unreal and the facts from the fiction. The function of education, therefore, is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically.

    - Martin Luther King

Evidence 2018

Evidence 2018 is a conference on the use of evidence in decision-making in Africa. The conference will take place from 25 - 28 September 2018 at the CSIR International Convention Centre in Pretoria, South Africa.

Why join the network?

The Africa Evidence Network enables members to get Network updates, monthly newsletters, establish links and partnerships with other network members involved in evidence-informed decision-making.
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Our Members

Our network of members include researchers, practitioners and policy-makers from universities, NGOs and governments that have an interest in evidence-informed decision-making.

Welcome to the Africa Evidence Network

If you’re interested in evidence-informed decision-making for Africa, whether from the perspective of policy, practice or research, this is the place to come. Here you will find the latest information on network activities, general news on evidence and policy in Africa, or updates on funding opportunities.

Latest News

Cochrane SA says thank you to Prof Jimmy Volmink

December 2, 2016

The AEN extends its thanks and congratulations to Prof Jimmy Volmink, founder of the South African Cochrane Centre, who will be stepping down as Centre Director at the end of 2016. Jimmy’s impact on the production of systematic reviews in the region cannot be underestimated. We wish him all the best with whatever the future […]

Landmark HIV vaccine trial launched in SA

December 1, 2016

History is being made in South Africa as a trial using the only vaccine in the world proven to offer some protection against HIV gets underway. Nkosiyazi Mncube, 23, was one of the first people to be vaccinated in Verulam outside Durban on Wednesday, while 20-year-old Awethu Benenengu from Browns Farm in Cape Town expects […]

The 8th Afrea conference: Call for abstracts deadline extended till 14 December 2016

November 29, 2016

The AfrEA has granted a two-week extension to the Call for Abstracts deadline for the 8th AfrEA International Conference. Please do not miss the FINAL deadline –14 December 2016. Submit your paper here. Attached is the Call for Abstracts to remind you of the Strands and the extension note: Call for Abstracts Extension Call for Proposals – Abstracts 8th […]